Finding a great gift for a gamer can be a complicated task, especially when they're a fan of a 30-year-old series. Check out this list of the top gifts for Legend of Zelda fans.
In this day and age, most gamers with favorite game series pre-order or buy the latest entry as soon as they can, making it hard for their loved ones to gift them a game that they eagerly want. This is also true of The Legend of Zelda, which hasn't seen a new main series entry since 2011 with Skyward Sword.
Thankfully, Game Rant is here to help. We've compiled a list of ten of the coolest Legend of Zelda themed merchandise and loot that any fan of the series would be thrilled to get as a gift. If your friend or loved one is a big fan of the Zelda series, look no further for a gift that's sure to please.
10 The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Link Figma Action Figure ($49.99)
The Legend of Zelda has had plenty of action figures and toys come out over the years, but it would be hard for any action figure to beat a Figma. The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Link Figma features extremely flexible joints that allow for an extremely wide range of poses, as well as an extra face plate that lets Link take on an angry facial expression, perfect for action shots. If that weren't enough, Link's sword and shield can be held or put on his back, making the customization of this figure nearly limitless.
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Figma by Good Smile $49.99
9 Monopoly: The Legend of Zelda Collector's Edition ($29.88)
The Legend of Zelda has plenty of iconic lands and locales, like Zora's Domain and Hyrule Castle, which makes it a perfect choice for a special Zelda-themed version of Monopoly. The Legend of Zelda Monopoly set includes classic artwork from the game series, tokens based off of the Hylian Shield, Triforce, Hookshot, and more, rupees for currency, and all of the game's locations are taken from the games. The Monopoly Zelda Collector's Edition lets die-hard fans of the game series enjoy Hyrule even when they're sitting down to a family-oriented tabletop game.
Monopoly: The Legend of Zelda Collector's Edition by USAopoly $29.88
8 Master Sword Replica with Plaque ($48.95)
The Legend of Zelda wouldn't be the same without the iconic Master Sword, making it a perfect present for any fan. This one is made out of real steel and is life-size, with a 25" blade, so it's a good choice for adult fans of the series. It also includes a Triforce plaque to mount the sword on when not in use. Chances are nearly any Zelda fan would be pleased to have this iconic sword on their wall.
7 The Legend of Zelda Alto Ocarina ($15.99)
The ocarina is a beautiful instrument, and is legendary in the gaming community in no small part due to The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time. While playing the instrument in-game is fun, gamers can now also get their hands on a real-life, functioning ocarina that looks exactly like the Ocarina of Time, complete with the glossy blue finish and the gold Triforce emblem. This ocarina might not make it rain or teleport the user to important locations, but it's a functioning, gorgeous piece perfect for any fan's collection.
Legend of Zelda Alto Ocarina by Ohuhu $15.99
6 The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia ($28.98)
Hyrule Historia is a book full of The Legend of Zelda's lore, art, and a behind-the-scenes look at the series from its developers. It's also features the first official explanation of how all of the games are linked, detailing the timeline of Hyrule. In addition to being a wonderful resource for fans of the game, it also looks good on display, with a deep green cover and an embossed golden Triforce and the symbols of the series' three goddesses.
The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia by Nintendo & Dark Horse Comics $28.98
5 The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker Princess Zelda Nendoroid Action Figure ($55.99)
Nendoroids are produced by the same company as Figma action figures, and are like a miniature, adorable version of them. Princess Zelda herself from The Wind Waker is available in Nendoroid form, featuring three swappable facial expressions, her iconic bow and light arrow, and a master sword and mirror shield. While Link may be the big hero of the series, it's only fair for the the heroine to get a little love, and this Zelda is a great choice for anyone who loves the Princess behind it all.
The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker Princess Zelda Nendoroid by Good Smile $55.99
4 The Legend of Zelda Manga Box Set ($51.84)
Over the years, several manga series - Japanese comic books - have been released to coincide with The Legend of Zelda games. The manga are all beautifully illustrated and expand upon the story and lore of the games. Nintendo and Viz Media have now released all ten translated manga in a collectible box set, and included a bonus poster for good measure. The manga volumes cover Ocarina of Time, Majora's Mask, Oracle of Ages & Seasons, Four Swords, The Minish Cap, A Link to the Past, and Phantom Hourglass, so long-time Zelda fans will have plenty to enjoy.
The Legend of Zelda Manga Box Set by Nintendo and Viz Media $51.84
3 The Legend of Zelda Hyrule Map Collectors' Puzzle ($5.50)
Like Zelda Monopoly, this Hyrule Map Collectors' Jigsaw Puzzle gives Zelda fans something to do without ever picking up a game controller. The jigsaw puzzle's finished image is an aged-looking, sprawling map of Hyrule, complete with Hylian script. At 18" by 24", it can either be taken apart and put back together all over again or permanently adhered together and hung on a wall as a lovely piece of artwork.
The Legend of Zelda Hyrule Map Jigsaw Puzzle by USAopoly $5.50
2 The Legend of Zelda Wall Plaque Key Holder ($15.00)
It's easy to lose one's keys, but it won't be once the elderly man from original Legend of Zelda is looking after them. This key holder features an image Link receiving the wooden sword in the very first Zelda game, including the classic quote of "It's Dangerous to Go Alone! Take This" that's since evolved into a well-known internet meme. Even if the fan is too young to have car keys to hang, it'd also be good for keeping thumb drives and anything else on a keychain in one place.
The Legend of Zelda Wall Plaque Key Holder by Nurdtyme $15.00
1 The Legend of Zelda Triforce Night Light ($33.45)
Paladone Products' Triforce Night Light is a perfect addition to any room. The nightlight can be powered by batteries or a USB cable, so gamers can set it up nearly anywhere in their home. If a glowing Triforce isn't cool enough on its own, this nightlight also projects an image of the Hylian Crest on any nearby surfaces or walls. This one is a great pick for young fans or mature gamers who are looking for functional home decor in their gaming loot.
The Legend of Zelda Triforce Night Light by Paladone Products $33.45